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trace
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
2. One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending from the collar or breastplate to a whiffletree attached to a vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To walk; to go; to travel.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. A mark left by anything passing; a track; a path; a course; a footprint; a vestige; as, the trace of a carriage or sled; the trace of a deer; a sinuous trace.
3. The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate plane.
4. The ground plan of a work or works.
6. To follow by some mark that has been left by a person or thing which has preceded; to follow by footsteps, tracks, or tokens.
7. Hence, to follow the trace or track of.
8. To copy; to imitate.
10. A very small quantity of an element or compound in a given substance, especially when so small that the amount is not quantitatively determined in an analysis; - hence, in stating an analysis, often contracted to tr.
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